Travel Guidelines

Effective 3/27/2020

The university has implemented new travel guidelines including:

  • UT domestic and international travel restrictions have been extended to May 31, whether paid for by UT sources or external sponsors.  A decision will be made by April 30 about travel starting after June 1. International travel will follow the guidelines issued by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and U.S. Department of State (USDOS) for dates later than June 1.

    • UT will not permit reimbursements from any source for deposits, down-payments, change fees, or non-reimbursable airfares booked after March 26 for travel at any future time.

    • Restricted Regions requests will not be accepted. Faculty and staff who require travel approval for COVID-19 pandemic research must contact Global Risk & Safety in Texas Global for further direction.

  • All visiting delegations to UT Austin have been canceled through June 1, with the possibility that this date could be extended, per CDC and USDOS guidelines.

  • Worldwide recall of all university-sponsored travelers (students, faculty and staff), effective March 11, 2020.

  • Cancelation of all education abroad programs through Aug. 18, effective March 11, 2020. 

Protocol for Arriving Travelers

To continue to protect the health of our campus, effective immediately all students, faculty, staff members and visitors returning from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) level 2 and level 3 travel advisory locations (including airport layovers) for coronavirus (COVID-19) will be required to self-isolate for 14 days before returning to campus. For more information, click here.